How to Reduce Tension in Your Life

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We all have some stress or tension in our lives, but sometimes it seems it takes over everything. Or a situation arises that throws off our equilibrium, engulfing us in tension whether personal or professional. How do we work through it and find our balance again? Get moving. This doesn’t mean to run away from… Read more »

Don’t Sit All Day – Get up and Go Outside!

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The weather has finally changed for the better, the sweaters are packed away, and that means it’s time to get up, walk away from that desk, and breathe some fresh air. While we feel obligated to stay at our desks and work, we can find small ways to get up and moving. And as medical… Read more »

Words Matter! Take Action.

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As we know, words have a lot of power. If you want to communicate well with others, you must be able to speak and express yourself clearly. And when it comes to a resume, carefully chosen words can make the difference between getting the interview or getting passed over. Go beyond typical “action” verbs. When… Read more »

Can You Create Real Change in Your Routine?

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We all say we want to make changes in our lives, but do we have a plan to make that happen? Too many of us have great intentions but don’t know how to follow through. So how do you create real, lasting change? Set goals the S.M.A.R.T.E.R. way. You can’t make changes if you don’t… Read more »

Boost Your Professional (and Personal) Life

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If you feel a little stuck in your job, then make some changes to improve your status. Often, in attempting to get to the top of your profession, it helps you improve your personal life as well. Truly know your goals. So often we have career goals, and we go through the motions, but then… Read more »

Is It Time to Spring Clean Your Résumé?

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As you prepare to look for your next job, you may want to consider updating your résumé to make sure you have added your most recent accomplishments, streamline formatting and added any keywords … and always, always proofread once more! Weed out what’s not needed. This covers a few aspects of the résumé. For example,… Read more »

Get Some Grit! 

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In this ever-competitive world, it helps if you know how to compete…and how to win. This doesn’t mean you have to ace every test or go out and win a marathon, but it helps to know how to push past your personal limits to reach a goal you might not have otherwise. So, if you… Read more »

What Is Your Next Level Up?

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For those of us who play video games, we know that “leveling up” means earning more prizes, getting better weapons, improved abilities to fight against the enemy and complete whatever quest the game lays out. How can we do that in real life and what benefits will it have? Consider your definition of personal success…. Read more »

Working From Home Is Not Always What We Think!

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One of the biggest desires for employees, that tops even salary or medical benefits, is finding that work-life balance. Today, that often includes telecommuting or some other version of working from home. It seems almost ideal: You don’t have to deal with finding your wrinkle-free work clothes, early morning traffic or that one challenging co-worker…. Read more »

You Don’t Have to Job Search Alone!

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As you search for your next job, especially if you want to work in a particular field, you don’t have to do it all by yourself. You may not even know where to start…yet. For every job out there, someone has a line on how to get it, who to speak with and who can… Read more »